April 9, 1997
Quance and Schubert Receive Pac-10 Honors
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - USC's Kristine Quance and Mark Schubert have been named Pacific-10 Conference Women's Swimmer of the Year and Coach of the Year, respectively, for the second straight year Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Quance, a 5-foot-8 senior from Northridge, California, finished a brilliant career leading the Trojans to the 1997 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship. She finished second in individual scoring at the NCAA meet with 57.0 points, winning titles in the 200-yard breaststroke and 400-yard individual medley. At the 1997 Pacific-10 Championships, Quance led USC to a second place finish by winning the 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard individual medley and 400-yard individual medley.
Schubert, in his fifth year at USC, guided the Trojans to a 9-1 dual meet record this season, leading the Trojans to the NCAA title by 11 points. Schubert's squad posted a second place finish at the 1997 Pacific-10 Women's Swimming and Diving Championships.